Ancestral Recall: The Extensive Military History of Service of My Ancestors From the French and Indian War to the Present Day

Going back 10 generations of ancestors, it took 8,190 of them to make me, and considering human beings have a seeming propensity for armed conflict, I was almost certain to find records my ancestors’ service in various battles and wars. Going back as far as I can, the first ancestor with a military record isContinue reading “Ancestral Recall: The Extensive Military History of Service of My Ancestors From the French and Indian War to the Present Day”

For 10 Years, I Failed to Recognize How a Critical Lesson from World War II Applies to My Life. But What Now?

Yesterday, I started watching a World War II documentary on Netflix, one that converted black and white camera footage into full color. As a military history major in college, even though I studied the war quite a bit, I didn’t think I would learn anything new, but I thought it would be interesting to seeContinue reading “For 10 Years, I Failed to Recognize How a Critical Lesson from World War II Applies to My Life. But What Now?”